MADRID, 15 Jan. (.) –
The United Nations Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has categorically denied that it is sending cash aid remittances to the Central Bank of Afghanistan, under Taliban control, in response to an alleged thank you from the institution regarding the arrival of a new shipment in its coffers. money for humanitarian assistance in the country.
“All cash entering Afghanistan is deposited in designated UN accounts in a private bank for United Nations use,” UNAMA said in a statement after lamenting this Sunday on Twitter, and directly on the Bank’s message. Central that “announcements from outside entities about shipments of UN funds are misleading and of no use.”
Cash entering the country, the organization adds, is “carefully monitored, audited, inspected and vetted in strict accordance with United Nations financial rules and processes.”
UNAMA reiterates that “none of the cash entered by the UN in Afghanistan is deposited in the Central Bank or provided to the de facto Taliban authorities.”
The United Nations has been forced to deny the Afghan Central Bank on more than one occasion and to deny that these shipments go directly to the fundamentalist movement.
The UN ensures that sending cash is the fastest way to promote humanitarian aid in the country thanks to its rapid distribution among local NGOs, without Taliban intermediaries.